DB Schenker Increases Automotive Logistics Involvement
German-based Logistics Company DB Schenker plans to meet the increased level of expectations for their customers in the automotive sector with new innovative solutions. The company says they will begin to align focus with the latest technology and developments in the automotive industry as well their provision of well-established core services.
Additive Production is where DB Schenker says they will apply most of their energy to maintain progress in the sector and meet the latest technological needs. Customers will feel the benefit of this new focus with reduced costs in warehousing due to the parts only being manufactured when needed, other benefits will include a reduction in delivery times and faster production.
The company will specialize in the storage and transportation of lithium batteries to further strengthen their market position. Car batteries are classed as hazardous goods and require special storage and transportation making battery logistics a very complex process.
Vice President Vertical Market Automotive for Global Business Development Schenker AG, Stephan Allgeier said, “Our declared aim is to offer our customers around the globe the best logistics services in the aftermarket sector. Thanks to our vast experience in the automotive sector, our highly trained specialists and our dedicated innovation and quality programs, I am confident that we will achieve this aim,”
DB Schenker offers an all-in-one solution to workshops and original equipment manufacturers (OEM) which includes comprehensive service for returns management. This achieved by them combining transportation and contract logistics options.